LeBron James and his friends, more commonly known as the “Fab Four”, were some of the most exciting young basketball talents to ever come out of high school. The group - comprised of LeBron James, Dru Joyce III, Willie McGee, and Romeo Travis - rose to prominence out of their native Akron, Ohio small town team at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School.
Their incredible talent, undeniable chemistry, and meteoric rise caught the attention of basketball fans and movie-goers alike, as the four friends went on to make history. LeBron James, the leader and unquestioned star of the Fab Four, was the driving force that propelled the talented team to success.
At St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, LeBron James and company made an immediate impact. During the 2001-2002 season, the team went undefeated in 25 games - with an incredible 24-game winning streak that ended in the state title game. With James’ leadership, the Fighting Irish went on to win the Division III state championship.
The following season, the team took it up a notch, winning the Division II state title. Then, in the 2003-2004 season, St. Vincent-St. Mary’s finished the season with a 27-0 record and won the Division I State Championship. Thanks to the hard work of the Fab Four, St. Vincent-St. Mary had become one of the premier high school basketball programs in the country.
In 2004, LeBron James was drafted first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Fab Four was no more. However, the legacy of their hard work and talent lives on. To this day, St. Vincent-St. Mary remains one of the top high school basketball teams in the country, and the accomplishments of James and the Fab Four serve as an inspiration to aspiring athletes everywhere.
LeBron James and his friends may have gone their separate ways, but they left behind an incredible legacy that will be remembered for generations. Their story of hard work and determination is sure to strike a chord with any sports enthusiast, and there are even rumors of a movie adaptation in the works. For all of those interested in seeing what the Fab Four were all about, keep an eye out for the upcoming film about LeBron James and his remarkable journey from small-town kid to NBA superstar.